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REGISTRATION for Day Camp opens Tuesday, 4/4th; Jr. Day Camp, Tint Tots Camp, and Jr. CIT Training Camp opens Tuesday, 3/21 and Playground Camps opens, Tuesday, 3/28th- 6/27th

Welcome to West Haven Parks & Recreation

Contact Info
Recreation Director: Bill Slater
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm
November 28, 2016-January 6, 2017
Address: 190 Kelsey Ave. (Painter Park)
   West Haven, CT 06516

Meeting the recreational needs of our community! The benefits are endless!
Girl and Easter Bunny
Join the springtime tradition at our annual Egg Scramble! RESIDENT ONLY event scheduled for SATURDAY, April 8th! SEE the special events section for hunt schedule!
Sack Race
PLAYGROUND registration opens March 28th -June 27th.  NO registration will be accepted at any school location you MUST register at the Painter Park office or via the website. NO PHONE CALL registration for this program! For more info see our program activity section.

Vacation Club - Members wanted for April school vacation week. Registration OPEN . Limited spots available.
Young Boy and Girl Sparring in Karate
2017 KARATE CLUBS at the elementary schools. Next session set to begin in MARCH registration opens FEB. 28th. There will be one more session in April- details to come!  Registration and club info please click here:
Sofia B.
Looking for something to due with the kids during APRIL school break...Be a PAINTER at Painter Park on April 12,  Fun for the whole family!
Fitness class
Put a "SPRING" into your step with an ADULT FITNESS CLASS- Enrollement is NOW open for Cardio-toning, Kripalu Yoga or Zumba program -scheduled to begin week of March 27th. WHPR invites you to a TRIAL CLASS at any of our adult fitness programs the first week of each program. See each specific program for times, days and class location!
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under Dept Info

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